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On '90s Screensavers to Soothe Our Monday Brains

Once during a childhood visit to my mom's office, I set her computer to the Maze screensaver, but the tricked out version where it spun upside down & used the insane morphing rainbow texture instead of the brick & ground textures. Apparently that full-on visual nightmare was too much for her crappy office PC to handle and it promptly crashed. The IT guy was amused, at least.

Posted on January 7, 2014 at 12:50 pm 0

On The Hunger Games Makeup Tutorial

Really looking forward to any and all future posts that are able to be categorized under "may the force be always in your noodles".

Posted on November 12, 2013 at 4:16 pm 1

On 10 Years, Actually: Billy & Joe, Juliet & Mark

@Myrtle Kind of disappointed we didn't get a Joni-centered one in honor of her birthday yesterday!

Posted on November 8, 2013 at 9:31 am 0

On 10 Years, Actually: Colin & Harriet, Daniel & Sam

I CAN'T EVEN. This one made my week.

Posted on November 7, 2013 at 7:54 am 0

On Auto-Antonyms, "Awesome" and Other Unusable Words

Everyone's listened to Virginia Woolf discussing this topic, Y/Y? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8czs8v6PuI

(Half of the pleasure is her absurd old-school accent. Words, weeaauurds!)

Posted on October 18, 2013 at 8:46 am 0

On Fictional Businesses We'd Like to Open One Day, Part Deux

Don’t Stop Bereaving: Journey cover band for funerals

DON'T STOP BEREAVING: JOURNEY COVER BAND FOR FUNERALS

!!!

I can't. Friday morning=made.

Posted on April 12, 2013 at 8:33 am 5

On What's On Your Locker Door?

@royaljunk "The day I realized I was more attracted to Aragorn than to Legolas was the day I became A Woman." Yes. Just...yes.

Posted on April 8, 2013 at 2:52 pm 5

On What's On Your Locker Door?

1. Some male gymnast from the Sports Illustrated for Women (I know) Swimsuit Issue (I KNOW).
2. Orlando Bloom, natch (2002 was a great year).
3. Strong Bad (to keep it from getting too earnest, I guess?).

Posted on April 8, 2013 at 2:51 pm 3

On "Do You Know Who You Look Like?"

@Moodeln On a weirdly related note, I have never seen my MIL more offended than when someone told her she looked like Linda Tripp. Hoo boy.

Posted on February 26, 2013 at 12:53 pm 3

On Universal Book Titles

I love these. The answers I came up with sounded like movie titles that were altered for foreign markets and then translated back into English. "Lady Dragon Gets Muscles", "Flower Girl Baby Monster", "Alien SARS Death", and "Hello Dancing Lady" were my faves--and of course everyone's new favorite super hero, "Bunny Man".

Posted on February 22, 2013 at 8:34 am 1